[Machine Translation] On Monday, 21 August 2017, while reactor 1 of the (Penly) plant was shut down for fuel renewal and maintenance, the radioactivity level alarm was triggered. All personnel evacuated the building as a matter of urgency. According to the operator, it would be a malfunction of the system of detection of the level of the radioactivity which triggered this alarm and not an elevation of the level of the radioactivity in the building. The problem would come from the radioactivity monitoring system itself.
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